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Police believe nighttime burglaries connected to recent crimes in other communities


Two separate burglary incidents reported to the Willmar Police Department during the early morning hours on Thursday are believed to be connected to the recent string of nighttime home burglaries in other area communities.

According to Chief David Wyffels, both incidents included someone entering an occupied residence in the night while residents were sleeping. The burglar or burglars took a small amount of cash and quietly left the scene.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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